It's almost summertime, which means basking in the warmth of the sun. Summer is a time of renewal and rejuvenation. Wherever you live in America, you will need specific summer items in your arsenal. Survival experts and serious preppers take time to also be summer-ready.
Following are ways you can prepare yourself to make the most of what the summer months offer. First, sit with your family to make preparations for a fun and safe summer, including the following aspects of your life:
Learn new card games
Work on family history together
Do crafts you have not tried before
Read classic literature
Go scavenging at garage sales or thrift stores
Learn how to make jewelry like paracord bracelets
Learn how to tie different knots
Visit local museums or historical sight
Go on a day trip
Learn a foreign language
Be acquainted with all of your neighbors
Travel to a national park or local nature reserve
Soaking in the rays and Vitamin D
Fresh fruits and veggies
Eat healthier fresh foods from the garden.
You can be more active and exercise regularly
Outdoor exercising and sports
Comfy lightweight clothing
The smell of freshly cut grass
Enjoying gardening and harvest
Perform random acts of kindness
Summer days are longer, sunnier, and a bit lazier. Laziness can be a good thing to renew your body, indulge in peaceful activities, and plan for more downtime.
A more laidback schedule allows your mind to stop racing. You can bask in the warm sun and rejoice in more free time.
Stay up and enjoy the outdoors longer because the sun stays up longer. Summer evenings are delightful and a good time to visit with friends and family.
You can smell the sweet, mild fragrances of blossoming flowers.
Prepare a getaway with your spouse and children. Many of the best memories come in the summer from vacations.
Enjoy the serene, beautiful sights of lakes surrounded by green forests.
What summertime traumas occur the most?
Bicycling-related injuries: You might think that most bicycle accidents that occur during the summer are children, but there are more in the 25 to 64 age range.
Burns are very common during the summer due to grills and fireworks.
Trampoline-related injuries: Most trampoline injuries occur when more than one person jumps at a time. Those under 15 years of age are most commonly injured.